Professor Helge Janicke is the Head of the Cyber Technology Institute; as well as the Head of the School of Computing and Informatics at De Montfort University, Leicester.
Professor Janicke obtained his first degree in practical informatics from the University of Applied Sciences in Emden (Germany) and was awarded his PhD in Computer Science in 2007.
He has worked on Cyber Security with a wide range of organisations including Qinetiq, the Ministry of Defence and General Dynamics UK as part of the Data and Information Fusion Defence Technology Centre (DIF-DTC) consortium.
His research interests relate to formal verification techniques and their application to Cyber Security, SCADA and Industrial Control System Security as well as aspects of Cyber Warfare.
He works closely with Airbus Group and established DMU’s Airbus Group Centre of Excellence in SCADA Cyber Security and Forensics Research in 2013.
In addition, Professor Janicke is a general chair of the International Symposium on SCADA and Industrial Control Systems Cyber Security Research (ICS-CSR) as well as serving on the editorial board and as reviewer for a number of international journals.